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Milan

1 hour away Milan is a city just 70 kilometres away, capital of the region Lombardy and centre of one of the most populated metropolitan areas of Europe. Amazes for the emotions that knows give away, it’s a educated city, modern, lively and full of beauties and art. The Dome it’s the symbol of...

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Como

30 minutes away Como is an Italian town just 20 kilometres away from Meride and the capital of it’s own province in Lombardy. Museums, monuments, parks, historical villas, its lake Lario, and much more makes Como so special. There are unlimited reasons to spend some unforgettable days in the city and on its lake....

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Vincenzo Vela Museum

6 km away The Ticinese sculptor Vincenzo Vela (1820-1891) earned the highest honours at the time of the Unification of Italy. In the mid-19th century the artist had a country house built for him to live and work in, at his native village. In a specially created hall, Vincenzo Vela regularly showed his works to a...

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Lake Ceresio

only 9 km away Lake Lugano (known locally as ‘Lake Ceresio’) is a relatively small natural basin that is situated on the border between Italy and Switzerland. In the distant past, it was connected to Lake Como. Hugged by green mountains that are reflected in the water and bordered by particularly beautiful beaches, the...

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Bear cave

only 20 km away At only 30 minutes from the Restaurant Vetta there is a well-signposted path that leads to the cave where an important repository of the remains of over 300 cave bears were found. Cave bears lived and became extinct on the Generoso Mountain area 18-20,000 years ago. The cave has been...

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Cement itinerary

only 12 km away The Cement Trail is the most eminent element of the environmental improvement carried out in the area of the former cement works SACEBA. The trail is located at the entrance of the gorge of the Breggia river, in the geological Park of the Gole della Breggia. The walk goes through...

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Monte Generoso

only 20 km away Monte Generoso is situated in the heart of a nature park known beyond Switzerland’s borders. Standing majestically on the mountain’s rugged plateau is the new “Fiore di pietra“ (stone flower). The building was created by the famous architect Mario Botta and features picture windows that frame the breathtaking panorama. Since...

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Nordic Walking

in all the region Walking is a new experience, but at the same time ancient. There is no need for special training to start walking: only good shoes, woven from natural fibre and then away. Ticino has the ideal habitat to embrace this sport. All routes are marked with official direction signs. The routes...

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